I think every single person knows someone who’s been affected by mental illness. By supporting the Foundation, you are giving back. It may not be directly to that one person, but you are making a difference. You are making it easier for the many others suffering from mental illness.
Scott began his journey with a simple idea: saying yes to more things in 2017, and finding a way to help other people in the process. He found inspiration in patient advocate Tim Hay’s speech on depression, and launched a campaign to raise funds while he got fit for his competition. He collaborated with leaders in the fitness community to host fundraising events that blended physical wellness and mental wellness.
These events included a boot camp with FREE Fitness, a stair run with Jordan Jeske, and a CrossFit Movement Lab. The events saw between 25-80 people and raised up to $500 each. “The fitness community is a tight-knit group, like a family. They came out to the fundraisers to get their sweat on, but they also opened their wallets”